Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Kurawood LSE:KURA London Ordinary Share GB00B246X642 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +0.00p +0.00% 0.35p 0.00p 0.00p - - - 0.00 05:00:10
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Construction & Materials 0.0 -6.6 -0.4 - 0.11

Kurawood Share Discussion Threads

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DateSubjectAuthorDiscuss
30/11/2009
12:22
Looks like they've snapped up a few more.
double6
27/11/2009
15:51
Another FOX CAPITAL 100k buy.
double6
27/11/2009
08:13
FOX CAPITAL seem to be mopping up the loose stock.
double6
26/11/2009
21:42
Any ideas as to why FOX CAPITAL have upped there stake today ? Already over 75% shares are held by those in favour of taking the company private.
double6
26/11/2009
15:01
Well, there's the answer - FOX CAPITAL increased stake to 68%. http://www.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=40530971&epic=KURA
double6
26/11/2009
13:14
800k trade at mid-price - buy / sell ?? Online still at 0.30/0.70.
double6
25/11/2009
12:52
LOL - good old theresearcher! Anyway - will the MM's try and suck them in here, before de-listing ?
double6
17/11/2009
11:18
Not quite sure why you wished to post my 2007 comment on Kurawood. The amazing thing to me was in connection with the Robbins contract announced by Kurawood in December 2007. This mentioned minimum annual volumes of 20,000 M3 which the company were confident would be easily achieved. Yet, the contract was not even mentioned in the results 6 months later - or anywhere else, I don't think. I sold out soon after then at some loss. Perhaps if Kurawod had £600K to spare they should be fined for over optimistic statements like Regal Petroleum have been.
mjcrockett
17/11/2009
01:38
mjcrockett - 6 Dec'07 - 10:15 - 21 of 67 Sharescope shows broker forecast for KURA as follows:- Year to 1/9/08 Profit: £4.0m EPS: 17.10 T/o: £17.7m Year to 1/9/09 Profit: £8.40 EPS: 34.10 T/o: £28.7m Year to 1/9/10 Profit: £15.6 EPS: 63.60 T/o: £43.0m This all sounds very optimistic. However, when you look at today's first deal, which should be worth several million, it seems very possible. Particularly when they plan to ramp up production to 60,000 m3 by mid 2008. Does anyone have access to the broker forecast? MJ
shujja
13/11/2009
19:32
Some of the early posts here rumbled this company - eg. big claims about their product but didn't bother to take out IP protection. There are risks and there are RISKS - this was one of the latter!
jonwig
13/11/2009
19:13
GWR7- and RAB Capital was a big investor. Nailed to a naff synthetic wooden cross; way to go, punters.
redditch needle
13/11/2009
12:39
small caps big risk
dilly4
13/11/2009
09:43
Perhaps someone from the AIM regulatory team would like to explain how this rubbish was ever allowed onto the market two years ago. Kurawood plc ("Kurawood", "the Group" or "the Company") First Day of Dealings on AIM Placing of Ordinary Shares raising £4.5 million Kurawood announces the admission ("Admission") of the ordinary shares of 1.0 pence ("Ordinary Shares") of the Company to trading on AIM with ticker symbol KURA. The Company has raised £4.5 million in a Placing of ordinary shares at a placing price of 100 pence per ordinary share ("Placing Price"). The market capitalisation of the Company at the Placing Price is £17 million. Nominated adviser to the Company is City Financial Associates Limited and St Helen's Capital Plc is nominated broker.
gwr7
21/4/2009
21:21
Big percentage rise today. Kurawood got wood;-) Wonder what is occuring? Dibbs
dibbs
02/2/2009
08:41
New Product Line (Kurawood) TIDMKURA RNS Number : 6120M Kurawood PLC 02 February 2009 ? Kurawood Plc (the "Company") NEW PRODUCT LINE - ACETOWOODTM The Directors are pleased to announce the arrival of the Company's second line of modified wood products, "AcetowoodTM", founded on the Company's own process based on the more widely understood acetylation of timber. AcetowoodTM is a modified timber suitable for in-ground applications and therefore compliments Vecowood , a modified timber more suited to above ground and interior appearance grade applications. Further protection is being sought for AcetowoodTM initially via one or more national patent applications. First developed in the 1920s, acetylation increases the wood's natural acetyl content through impregnation of acetic anhydride at high temperature and pressure. The acetylation process produces significant improvements to dimensional stability (up to 75 per cent.) and durability, effectively imparting the physical properties of valuable hardwoods to relatively inexpensive softwoods. However, a widely known disadvantage of acetylation is the existence of un-reacted acetic anhydride and residual acetic acid within the modified timber, which is corrosive and therefore requires all equipment to be stainless steel - a high capital expenditure requirement. In the production of AcetowoodTM, the Company has developed a process that negates this disadvantage and reduces the need for stainless steel equipment. Mr. Tilleard noted, "In AcetowoodTM, we have a timber ideally suited to external and in-ground applications that can be offered for sale at prices that compete well against both traditional hardwoods and other commercially available modified timbers. The Directors are also confident that certain elements of the method of manufacture of AcetowoodTM are capable of being patent protected, thus enabling the Company to securely license this technology alongside Vecowood . The financial terms facing any potential licensee should be extremely competitive, given the greatly reduced capital expenditure requirement, estimated, by the Directors, to be in the region of GBP3.00 to GBP4.00 per cubic metre of installed AcetowoodTM capacity." The Directors anticipate being in a position to approve the publication of both its Annual Report and Accounts for 2008 and an accompanying circular to shareholders detailing the proposed capital injection by Fox Capital Limited on the terms announced on 24 December 2008. Vecowood and AcetowoodTM are trademarks owned by Kurawood PLC and may not be used or reproduced without written permission. For further information on the Company, our products or licensing opportunities, please contact: Justin Martin, Kurawood plc Tel: 01624 820 040 Ross Andrews, Zeus Capital Limited Tel: 0161 831 1512 Tom Rowley Ruari McGirr St Helen's Capital plc Tel: 020 7628 5582 Mark Anwyl Notes to Editors: About Kurawood PLC: Kurawood plc, listed on AIM in September 2007, uses its proprietary Veco organic formulation to enhance softwoods, giving them the dimensional stability, durability and usability akin to traditional hardwoods but at a fraction of their cost. In Vecowood , we have a timber ideally suited for many appearance grade internal applications (for instance kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, flooring and other internal joinery) and above-ground external applications such as window frames, conservatory frames and doors, being offered for sale at highly competitive prices when compared to traditional hardwoods and other commercially available modified timbers. It is, we believe, the only sold wood, whether modified or naturally grown, capable of being commercially powder coated and a patent has been published to protect the same. Furthermore, the right to the Veco formulation and Vecowood 's method of manufacture may also now be securely licensed to independent 3rd parties anywhere located on significantly more financially attractive terms than other technology providers operating in this arena; this being possible due to the comparatively low required capital expenditure of circa GBP2.00 per cubic metre of nameplate capacity; and In AcetowoodTM, we have a timber ideally suited to in-ground external applications such as shutters/shading, siding and cladding, decking, outdoor furniture/equipment and glulam beams for structural use. AcetowoodTM can also be manufactured from the same Forestry Stewardship Council certified fast-growing New Zealand Radiata Pine. Preliminary trials carried out on AcetowoodTM confirm superior hardness scores to other available acetylated timbers with further results on dimensional stability and durability ongoing. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END MSCUUUAGPUPBURP
waldron
19/8/2008
19:15
So true. In at average 19 out at average 22. The stock is too illiquid can't buy any can't sell any. The slightest buy/sell causes major price movements. But capped at only 4M the directors will buy out their own company but I don't have the patience to wait. GL if your still in.
mercier et camier
18/8/2008
23:09
Mercier et Camier, No worries, no need for apologies. Looks like you bottom feeding policy could reward you here, or may have rewarded you already if you have managed a buy at the bottom and sell today... It is a method that can pay very well, maybe not as LTBH but even a dead cat bounce can give a good profit and profit is the name of the game. Good call. Dibbs
dibbs
17/8/2008
09:00
Dibbs Please accept my apologies for the previous post. This is a guy who has everything locked up in EEL which as we all know is currently suspended pending the Nigerian government handing over $2 billion worth of oil and gas assets to that "briefcase company". It is true that I am bottom fishing at the moment. It has its risks. However it is a strategy that is working for me. When a company reports even mildly disappointing news the market overreacts sometimes plunging the stock up to 80%, this is where I move in. Yes I have picked up some turkeys but my returns so far this year are over 300%. Recent successes are Southern Cross bought at 64 sold at 122. Elan bought at 4.5 sold at 7.2. There are a host of others that have recovered sharply. I am also heavily into OXB and WLW both the subject of bid rumours. There may yet be further falls in Kurawood for I understand Floors-2-Go has gone to the dogs but these are losses I am prepared to swallow so long as the gains are higher. Once again sorry for this maniacs outburst.
mercier et camier
16/8/2008
11:22
Lol, nice turn of phrase! Dibbs
dibbs
16/8/2008
09:55
Dibbs Not a lot but in these difficult times the MMs will squeeze the milk from an 80 year old tit.
mercier et camier
15/8/2008
23:47
M&C, You think there are a lot of T traders in KURA? Can't see it myself. How much wood has their "main business" sold into the far east, china etc? I read it that the UK market is dead so the new hope is the far east etc. I missed the bit about sales into those regions, looks to me like a shift of focus, with a view to maybe gaining sales whilst having thus far sold nothing. Can't see the appeals myself. Dibbs
dibbs
15/8/2008
19:05
Sparky333 Yes but bought after the 68% fall so not worried at today's events. Their main business (wood) has shifted to the far east, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam and Australia with the main factory based in New Zealand. The directors are loaded and will provide funding for non-trading activities (admin) up until September 2009. Capitalised at only £4 million and in an economically growing part of the world there is little that can go wrong. The shares are illiquid so small buys/sells have a hugely exponential effect. When the MMs have finished choking the life out of the T traders the stock will recover sharply.
mercier et camier
15/8/2008
11:35
Looky i didnt bye da otter day
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